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Posted August 09, 2022
Skilled tradespeople make modern living possible, but they’re often out of sight. Here’s how they’re working behind the scenes in Arizona.
Posted July 01, 2022
Below are examples of how local companies are building stronger, more sustainable futures for their communities — leaving a legacy we can all feel proud of.
July is National UV Safety Awareness Month, so it is important to discuss how to stay safe outside when you’re working in the heat. Here are three key ways that
Posted May 25, 2022
Construction is a big industry, with a lot of fascinating podcasts. These 7 entertaining podcasts run the gamut.
From diverse jobs to smaller gender pay gaps, the skilled trades are a lot more inclusive than you might think.
Posted May 05, 2022
In construction, ‘getting the job done’ includes supporting workers’ mental health. These companies are leading the way.
Whether you want to commit to a long-term career or to start a high-potential job, these construction resources can help you move forward.
Posted April 25, 2022
Earth Day is April 22nd, and with new projects going up daily across the Valley, many construction companies are using greener methods to ease their environment
Posted April 11, 2022
April is National Volunteer Month! Build Your Future Arizona is proud to collaborate with investors who give back to the Arizona Community in more ways than one
Posted March 25, 2022
It’s time to let go of all preconceived notions regarding women in construction.
Posted March 22, 2022
Women Needed More Now Than Ever Before
Posted March 04, 2022
We interviewed Dan Overholt, Senior Project Manager at DP Electric. Even with 23 years of experience in the electrical business, Dan share’s that DP Electric’s
Posted February 04, 2022
For all the strangeness of an atypical year, 2021 saw a remarkable trend while the nation still struggled with the pandemic and inflation: people quit their job
Posted January 14, 2022
Setting career goals is essential to career success. Individual career goals help define a clear and direct roadmap that can set you up to be a leader in your c
Posted December 10, 2021
In a post-pandemic economy, opportunities are booming. Projects that were postponed in 2020 were put back on the calendar, creating new opportunities.
Posted November 24, 2021
Build Your Future Arizona was proud to attend the event with an exhibition designed to give students a hands-on construction experience with a bracket competiti
Posted November 04, 2021
By combining technical training with on-the-job experience, apprenticeships can jumpstart your career in the construction industry.
Posted October 20, 2021
Understanding how different construction jobs fit together can help you map your own career.
Posted September 27, 2021
The Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation and Build Your Future Arizona (BYFAZ) are recognizing skilled laborers in our community.
BYFAZ is on a mission to create a sustainable and skilled craft workforce by creating awareness about high paying construction careers.
Posted September 22, 2021
The scientific perks of handiwork, and the jobs that utilize it.
Posted September 07, 2021
A longer rail line brings big changes for numerous communities.
Posted August 26, 2021
A good mentor can change your career - and change the construction industry.
Posted August 17, 2021
SSC Underground’s Garth Huff tells us about being a foreman, and gives advice for those considering a construction career
Posted July 20, 2021
Networking isn’t just for office jobs — it can also jumpstart your construction career. Here’s how to tackle it.
Posted July 13, 2021
How salaries in the construction industry compare to salaries in other industries. (Spoiler: It’s pretty lucrative.)
Posted June 17, 2021
One employee from DP Electric, based in Tempe AZ, reflects on changes he’s witnessed in the construction industry over the years.
Posted June 15, 2021
How Corbins Electric, a well-respected electrical contractor in Phoenix with deep community roots, committed to diversity and inclusion from the inside out, and
Posted May 27, 2021
If you're in the construction industry, you can take charge of your mental health and put a solid plan in place to become the best version of yourself.
Posted May 11, 2021
These leaders in the Arizona construction business know that happy employees make for better employees. Learn how they address mental health and work/life balan
Posted April 30, 2021
Our interview with Angelica walks through her story of how she entered into the construction industry, what she does, and her advice for those looking for a fut
Posted April 15, 2021
Great opportunities for jobs in the skilled crafts make building and construction a high-paying and potentially fulfilling career path for women up for the chal
Posted March 15, 2021
There’s no “right” road into this fulfilling career path, and there’s a growing number of professionals who transition in from a wide range of other kinds of wo
Posted March 03, 2021
Our interview with Nick unpacks what a Construction Manager does each day and shows that you don’t need a 4-year degree for a successful career in the Construct
Posted February 26, 2021
Tracy Sanders, a Mover and Shaker for Sundt, tells us a little bit about the industry and best practice tips for starting out in the skilled crafts!
Ready to start looking for a career in construction and not sure where to start? Head on over to our career center and create a job seeker profile!
Posted January 27, 2021
Interview featuring Laura Varela, an apprentice at Corbins Electric, where we explore the apprenticeship path as a whole and how she got to the point she is at
Posted January 15, 2021
How are you stepping up your game in 2021? These tips will help you develop goals that make you more desirable to current and potential employers.
Posted December 07, 2020
Use these 3 tips to make your 2021 goals achievable and exciting.
Posted December 01, 2020
Adaptability is more than being flexible, it’s about ambition. See how you can create more opportunities in your career.
Posted November 16, 2020
Discover a career that is more than a paycheck. See how construction careers are building communities and a deep sense of purpose.
Posted November 02, 2020
Posted October 21, 2020
Work with your hands, build relationships and leave a legacy during your career. Explore ways to build integrity working in construction.
Posted October 16, 2020
What traits will convince potential employers to hire you? Explore tips for candidates looking for work in the construction industry.
Posted September 14, 2020
With demand for thousands of skilled workers in Arizona, which career will you choose to leave your legacy?
Posted September 09, 2020
Check out these tips for aspiring and seasoned professionals to enhance their profiles and take full advantage of LinkedIn.
Posted August 17, 2020
Learn how the construction industry is becoming more diverse and inclusive.
Posted August 03, 2020
Discover a few of the hottest construction projects in Arizona.
Posted July 15, 2020
Learn why career planning is important for children and students of all ages, from elementary school through high school graduates.
Posted July 08, 2020
Build community, literally, with a career in construction.
Posted June 27, 2020
Get a head start on your construction career with these resume tips.
Posted June 13, 2020
Learn how technology continues to push trade crafts into the future.
Posted May 22, 2020
Use these four easy steps to begin your career in the world of construction.
Posted May 11, 2020
It is estimated there will be 155,000 open jobs in the state by 2022. Of these open jobs, welding is one of the most sought-after professions. Still, many young
Posted April 22, 2020
Meet Oscar Montano, Adrian Tena, and Ricardo Yanez, three of the people who are building Arizona’s future.
Posted April 14, 2020
Today, people learn the tools of the trade in skilled training programs. Training programs equip students with the knowledge to perform a specialized job.
Posted March 21, 2020
BYF Arizona is committed to helping you find fulfilling, high-potential employment. That’s why we’ve partnered with industry leaders.
Posted March 07, 2020
If you’ve dreamed of a career in construction, you can hold your head up high knowing that your chosen career field has LIMITLESS benefits.
Posted February 22, 2020
The Build Your Future campaign has partnered with The National Center for Construction Education and Research to award military veterans with nationally recogni
Posted February 08, 2020
Reflecting on more than a century of incredible feats in human ingenuity, engineering, and construction, from the impossible Bradshaw Mountain Railroad to the C
Posted January 25, 2020
Apprenticeship programs are a great way to get your start in the trade professions.
Posted January 07, 2020
If you’ve ever considered a career in construction, now is the time to follow that dream. The demand for trade professionals in our state has never been higher,
Posted December 20, 2019
Discover Arizona’s five largest construction projects that took place in 2019.
Posted November 12, 2019
Thousands of new jobs planned in the craft trade professions.
Posted October 22, 2019
Build Your Future Arizona promotes high legacy, high demand, high potential careers.